The Knife Of Never Letting Go Quotes

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Patrick Ness
“We are the choices we make.”
Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go

Patrick Ness
“War makes monsters out of men.”
Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness
“Hope may be the thing that pulls you forward, may be the thing that keeps you going, but that it's dangerous, that it's painful and risky, that it's making a dare in the world and when has the world ever let us win a dare?”
Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go

Patrick Ness
“And the pain is too much it's too much it's too much and my hands are on my head and I'm rearing back and my mouth is open in a never-ending wordless wail of all the blackness that's inside me.
And i fall back into it.”
patrick ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go

Patrick Ness
“Do you believe there's hope at the end?"
"No, no, I dont, but im still going, you coming with me?”
Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness
“No one ever seems to wonder what happens if it turns out we hate living on a planet? What if the sky’s too big? What if the air stinks? What if we go hungry?’
‘And what if the air tastes of honey? What if there’s so much food we all get too fat? What if the sky is so beautiful we don’t get any work done because we’re all looking at it too much?”
Patrick Ness, The New World

Patrick Ness
“But I will say also on yer first day that the attractiveness of power is something you should learn about before you get too much older, it’s the thing that separates men from boys, tho not in the way most men think.”
Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go

Patrick Ness
“THERE IT IS,’ my mother says, and what she means is that the dot we’ve been nearing for weeks, the one that’s been growing into a larger dot with two smaller dots circling it, has now become even larger than that, growing from a dot to a disc, shining back the light from its sun, until you can see the blue of its oceans, the green of its forests, the white of its polar caps, a circle of colour against the black beyond.”
Patrick Ness, The New World

Patrick Ness
“There is a brightness on her face and she keeps urging me on with tilts of her head and smiles and I think how hope may be the thing that pulls you forward, may be the thing that keeps you going, but that it's dangerous, too, that it's painful and risky, that it's making a dare to the world and when has the world ever let us win a dare?”
Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness
“Here
It's like the song of a family where everything's always all right, it's a song of belonging that makes you belong just by hearing it, it's a song that'll always take care of you and never leave you. If you have a heart, it breaks, if you have a heart that's broken, it fixes.”
Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go